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: News Briefing

: Prayer for the Day

With the Rev Jenny Wigley.


Unknown: Jenny Wigley.

: Farming Today

Presented by Miriam 0 Reilly.

: Today

With James Naughtie and Edward Stourton.
6.25, 7.25, 8.25 Sports News With Garry Richardson.
7.48 Thought for the Day
With the Rev Rosemary Lain-Priestley .


Unknown: James Naughtie
Unknown: Edward Stourton.
Unknown: Garry Richardson.
Unknown: Rosemary Lain-Priestley

: The Idea of a University

2/5. The Many. By the late 1950s, thousands of 18-year olds were battering at the doors of Britain's handful of universities. But Oxbridge and redbrick alike considered themselves full up. Martha Kearney looks at the moment when the State blessed the birth of a swathe of new universities. Producer Julia Adamson
Repeated at 9.30pm


Unknown: Martha Kearney
Producer: Julia Adamson

: Kitchen Connections with Ainsley Harriott

3/5. Ainsley Harriott is invited into the kitchen of Bedrije, who came to Britain from war-torn Pristina in Kosovo in 1998. She prepares the traditional Albanian Pite, a beef and onion pie, and talks to him about her home country and about her new life in East London. Producer aareCsonka


Unknown: Ainsley Harriott

: Book of the Week: Love and Louis XIV - the Women in the Life of the Sun King

4/5. By Antonia Fraser. The pious Francoise d'Aubigne sees it as almost an act of religion to become the King's s constant companion. Read by Lia Williams. For further details see Monday Repeated at 12.30am


Unknown: Antonia Fraser.
Read By: Lia Williams.

: Daily Service

Led by Michael Wakelin. The Kingdom of God (Paderborn).
Matthew 5, vv14-16, 21-24. Lord, for Thy Tender Mercy's
Sake (Farrant/Hilton). There's a Wideness in God's Mercy
(Corvedale). Director of music Christopher Stokes.


Unknown: Michael Wakelin.
Music: Christopher Stokes.

: Woman's Hour

Presented by Jenni Murray.
10.45 Betjeman's Women 4/5. By Paul Dodgson.
The Woman's Hour drama. For details see drama repeat at 7.45pm


Presented By: Jenni Murray.
Unknown: Paul Dodgson.

: Crossing Continents

9/9. Turkey. A bomb blast in a bookshop in Turkey is staged to look like the work of Kurdish paramilitary group, the PKK. It goes badly wrong for the assailants who, it turns out, are linked to the Turkish military. But who gave the orders? Reporter Paul Henley gains exclusive access to former high-ranking military officers, who speak out for the first time. Will the fall-out of this bombing affect Turkey's EU membership bid? Producer Julia Rooke
Repeated on Monday at 8.30pm


Reporter: Paul Henley
Producer: Julia Rooke

: Miles Apart: USA: Harry Shearer

3/3. Miles Kington interviews Harry Shearer, probably best known in the UK for his
voice work on The Simpsons and as the moustachioed bass player Derek Smalls in the godfather of all spoof documentaries, This Is Spinal Tap. In the late 1960s he was part of a troupe of radio satirists, the Credibility Gap, and he still broadcasts a weekly satirical show from Los Angeles, called Le Show.
Producers Andrew McGibbon and Nick Romero Repeated Sunday 12.15am


Unknown: Harry Shearer.
Unknown: Harry Shearer
Unknown: Derek Smalls
Producers: Andrew McGibbon
Producers: Nick Romero

: You and Yours

Presented by Winifred Robinson and Liz Barclay.


Presented By: Winifred Robinson
Presented By: Liz Barclay.

: The World at One

With Shaun Ley.


Unknown: Shaun Ley.

: Open Country

Repeated from Saturday 6.07am

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday at 7pm

: Afternoon Play: Darkness .

By DJ Britton. After a breakdown brought on by a tour of duty in Iraq, surgeon Dan Walsh has taken up a research post. When he learns that he is going blind, Dan decides that he needs to know what living in the dark is going to be like - and volunteers for a dangerous experiment.
Director Kate McAll


Unknown: Dan Walsh
Director: Kate McAll
Dan: Steffan Rhodi
Caroline: Beth Chalmer
Mike: Simon Ludder
Steve: Nathan Sussex
Dry-cleaning assistant: Dick Bradnum
Reporter: Claire Cage

: Check Up

5/6. Varicose Veins. About a third of adults have varicose veins, and they affect both men and women.
Barbara Myers and her guest, vascular surgeon
Professor Bruce Campbell , answer questions about their causes and treatment. Producer Erika Wright
PHONE: [number removed] (calls from land lines cost no more than 8p per minute) Lines are open from 1.30pm email via www.bbc.co.uk/radio4


Unknown: Barbara Myers
Unknown: Professor Bruce Campbell
Producer: Erika Wright

: Radio 4 Appeal

Repeated from Sunday at 7.55am

: The Madeleine Effect

4/5. The Ghosts, the Astronauts, the Tipsy Cake and the Turks. By Finlay Welsh. A penniless man wanders the streets of Vienna fantasising about eating tipsy cake.
As his hunger grows worse, he's haunted by the city's ghosts and a strange scratching sound at his door. Read by Finlay Welsh. For further details see Monday


Unknown: Finlay Welsh.
Read By: Finlay Welsh.

: Me and My Bug

3/4 Professor Dorothy Crawford tells Jolyon Jenkins about her relationship with the Epstein-Barr virus, an elusive bug that causes neck tumours in African children, nasal tumours in Chinese adults, and glandular fever in Western teenagers. For further details see Tuesday


Unknown: Professor Dorothy Crawford
Unknown: Jolyon Jenkins

: Open Book

Repeated from Sunday at 4pm

: The Material World

To meet the ever-increasing demand for superfast internet access blue-sky thinkers are testing High Altitude Platforms - airships that fly 12 miles above the Earth and beam back wireless broadband that's 200 times faster than a wired connection. They could also offer disaster management or environmental monitoring to developing countries. Ouentin Cooper reports. Producer Martin Redfern


Unknown: Ouentin Cooper
Producer: Martin Redfern

: PM

News and analysis, with Eddie Mair.


Unknown: Eddie Mair.

: The Museum of Everything

6/6. Sketch show written and performed by Marcus Brigstocke , Danny Robins and Dan Tetsell with Lucy Montgomery. Producer Alex Walsh-Taylor


Unknown: Marcus Brigstocke
Unknown: Danny Robins
Unknown: Dan Tetsell
Unknown: Lucy Montgomery.
Producer: Alex Walsh-Taylor

: The Archers

Oliver tests Jazzer's bottle.
For cast see page 28 Repeated tomorrow at 2pm

: Front Row

Mark Lawson meets Vikram Chandra , whose new novel is about a Sikh detective in Mumbai. Producer Rebecca Nicholson


Unknown: Mark Lawson
Unknown: Vikram Chandra
Producer: Rebecca Nicholson

: Betjeman's Women

4/5. Devonshire Street Wl. The safe and steady life of Clive and Audrey is threatened by an appointment with a specialist in London's West End. By Paul Dodgson.
For further details see Monday Repeated from 10.45am


Unknown: Paul Dodgson.
Audrey: Phyllida Nash
Clive: Michael Fenton Stevens
Reader: Clive Swift

: Taking the Cricket Test

1/2. Sarfraz Manzoor gets access to young British Muslims involved in the playing and watching of cricket. With
Pakistan touring England this summer, many find their loyalties are split. Today, Manzoor visits the Manningham Mills, Bradford, a team that represents a community torn apart by riots five years ago. Producer Tom Alban


Unknown: Sarfraz Manzoor
Producer: Tom Alban

: Analysis

9/9. Victims or Villains? Manliness is close to becoming a dirty word. So-called male virtues - such as decisiveness, honour and bravery - are deprecated. Media-savvy men from David Beckham to David Cameron eagerly promote soft, "caring-sharing" values. Kenan Malik asks how we can tackle society's confusion about masculinity.
Producer Ingrid Hassler ; Editor Hugh Levinson Rptd on Sunday at 9.30pm


Unknown: David Beckham
Unknown: David Cameron
Unknown: Kenan Malik
Producer: Ingrid Hassler
Editor: Hugh Levinson Rptd

: Costing the Earth

5/6. Attack of the Killer Weeds. The rich grassland of Britain's hills and dales is under threat from the latest change in European farming policy. Miriam O'Reilly investigates. Producer Alasdair Cross Repeated tomorrow at 3pm


Unknown: Miriam O'Reilly

: The Idea of a University

Repeated from 9am

: The World Tonight

Presented by Claire Bolderson.


Presented By: Claire Bolderson.

: Book at Bedtime: Belonging

9/10. Despite Jack's efforts, Anna's about to find out that he came to the Spanish wilderness with another woman. For further details see Monday

: Hamish and Dougal: You'll Have Had Your Tea

2/6. There's Something about Mrs Naughtie. Barry Cryer and Graeme Garden star as Hamish and Dougal, the Scotsmen who first appeared on I'm Sorry I Haven't a Clue. In this episode, Mrs Naughtie comes into a large inheritance from her mysterious Uncle Nab and attracts the not altogether unwelcome advances of Hamish, Dougal and the laird. With Alison Steadman as Mrs Naughtie and Jeremy Hardy as the local laird. Producer jonNaismith


Unknown: Mrs Naughtie.
Unknown: Barry Cryer
Unknown: Graeme Garden
Unknown: Mrs Naughtie
Unknown: Alison Steadman
Unknown: Mrs Naughtie
Unknown: Jeremy Hardy

: Holland's Shorts

2/6. Dominic Holland considers the Theory of Evolution, ponders the behaviour of the professional traveller and wonders which is better - the sandwich or the wrap? With support from Margaret Cabourn-Smith , Martin Hyder and Ed Weeks , and music by Jim Howard. Producer victoria Lloyd


Unknown: Dominic Holland
Unknown: Margaret Cabourn-Smith
Unknown: Martin Hyder
Unknown: Ed Weeks
Music By: Jim Howard.

: We Interrupt This Programme

4/4. National Lampoon. Mark Thomas looks at the National Lampoon Radio Hour (1973-4), which launched the careers of John Belushi , Bill Murray , Chevy Chase and many Others. For further details se Monday


Unknown: Mark Thomas
Unknown: John Belushi
Unknown: Bill Murray
Unknown: Chevy Chase

: News

: Book of the Week: Love and Louis XIV - the Women in the Life of the Sun King

4/5. By Antonia Fraser. Repeated from 9.45am


Unknown: Antonia Fraser.

: News

: Assignment

: The Beat

: News

: Outlook

: World Today

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